Oh, the delicious irony.
It’s a den of thieves!
Occupy Wall Street protesters said yesterday that packs of brazen crooks within their ranks have been robbing their fellow demonstrators blind, making off with pricey cameras, phones and laptops — and even a hefty bundle of donated cash and food.
“Stealing is our biggest problem at the moment,” said Nan Terrie, 18, a kitchen and legal-team volunteer from Fort Lauderdale.
“I had my Mac stolen — that was like $5,500. Every night, something else is gone. Last night, our entire [kitchen] budget for the day was stolen, so the first thing I had to do was . . . get the message out to our supporters that we needed food!”
A fucking Mac worth over $5,000 dollars? Greedy capitalist pig.
Crafty cat burglars sneaked into the makeshift kitchen at Zuccotti Park overnight and swiped as much as $2,500 in donated greenbacks from right under the noses of volunteers who’d fallen asleep after a long day whipping up meals for the hundreds of hungry protesters, the volunteers said.
“The worst thing is there’s people sleeping in the kitchen when they come, and they don’t even know about it! There are some really smart and sneaky thieves here,” Terrie said.
“I had umbrellas stolen, a fold-up bed I brought because my back is bad — they took that, too!”
Security volunteer Harry Wyman, 22, of Brooklyn was furious about the thievery — and vowed to get tough with the predatory perps.
“I’m not getting paid, but I’m not gonna stand for it. Why people got to come here and do stupid stuff? All it does is make people not wanna come here anymore,” Wyman fumed.
At one point yesterday, Wyman and other volunteers briefly scuffled with a man who was standing near a park entrance with a pail calling out: “Donations! Donations!” — and pocketing the cash people tossed in the bucket.
Gotta compensate for that ‘economic inequality’.
Speaking of which, Obama just “spread the wealth” to some opportunistic thieves:
NBC12 has uncovered one of those stories that makes you think: “How in the world does that happen?!” A truck filled with President Obama’s podiums and audio equipment was stolen in Henrico just days before his visit to Chesterfield.
We confirmed an investigation with the U.S. Defense Department. There are still a lot of questions. The biggest one being did the thieves intentionally target the President’s truck or did they take advantage of a crime of opportunity and give a big “uh-oh” when they saw what was inside.
When you see President Obama speak, there is a pretty typical setup including the presidential seal on a podium, the see-thru Teleprompter and a portable sound system.
Thieves saw the truck carrying that equipment and couldn’t resist the target.
We’re told the truck was parked at the Virginia Center Commons Courtyard Marriott in advance on Wednesday’s presidential visit to Chesterfield.
Sources said inside that vehicle was about $200,000 worth of sound equipment, several podiums and presidential seals, behind which only the President himself can stand.
The TOTUS is missing. Oh noes! That means the SCOAMF will have to “er”, “ah”, and “um” his way through another speech.
BTW: some hi-larious commentary from the captive TOTUS:
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
I’m sure you’ve experienced this. One minute you’re sitting in the back of a truck, not a care in the world, waiting to continue your road trip for yet another appearance before adoring fans … and then your world is turned upside down.
Okay. Maybe that doesn’t happen to you; maybe it’s only me and Big Guy and Lady Gaga. But that’s pretty much been my world for the past four years, and now I fear the end may be near for me. No, not the fact that Big Guy’s poll numbers indicate that he couldn’t be an imaginary Republican, let alone a living, breathing candidate like Herman Cain.
I’ve been kidnapped, and if Big Guy thinks he can negotiate with these guys the same way he talks to the terrorists in Lebanon, Afghanistan, Egypt, Somalia, Sudan, Libya, the Philippines, Mexico, Venezuela and the House Republican Conference, he better think twice.
These guys talk a good game. Just last night, after Big Guy announced that he was re-submitting his rejected jobs bill, piece by piece, so that Republicans could understand it, one of my captors said, “Maybe we should send Him back his teleprompter piece by piece.”
More here: http://baracksteleprompter.blogspot.com/
- Obama and Occupy Wall Street Are One (gunnyg.wordpress.com)